Mixsonian

 THE MIXON-MIXSON FAMILY

1372 RICHARD GRADY MIXON, MICH MILTON MIXON (1175), ALFRED MIXON (1038), NATHAN MIXON (985), JEHU MIXON (976), MICHA MIXON (701), JOHN MIXON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN

Richard Grady Mixon, s. of Mich Milton and Liza Louola Morrow Mixon, was b. Mar. 26, 1892 in Hamilton County, TX He joined the Baptist Church at Urania, LA, at age15, and it was here he met and m. May 5, 1912 to Irene Higdon, b. Jun 2, 1890, d. Dec 1966, who joined the same church at age12. She was dau. of James Henry and Josephine Beavers Higdon.

Census:

1920 Police Jury Ward 6, Natchitoches, LA, age 27, wife Irene-24, children: Liola-7, Pauleane-3, Zelma-1

1940 Sabine, LA, age 48, wife Francis S-45, children: R. G-14, Bobbie L-10, Bettie G-10, Melton J-5

 Their children:

1571 Luola Josephine Mixon - b. Feb. 20, 1912 at Urania, LA, m. Gordon Harris, May 22, 1934

1572 Ethel Mixon - b. Dec. 23, 1914 at Victoria, LA, d. May 3, 1917

1573 Pauline C. Mixon - b. Feb.10, 1917 at Urania, LA, m. John Henry Walden, Oct.16, 1939, b. Dec. 19, 1917, d. Apr. 15, 1991, both bur. Rose-Neath Cemetery, Bossier City, LA

1574 Zelma Rhea Mixon - b. Nov. 12, 1919 at Victoria, LA, d. Nov 8, 2002, m. Nov 6, 1942 to Francis Reynolds “Frank” Ross, b. Feb 17, 1913, d. Apr 15, 2000

1575 Eila Faye Mixon - b. Feb. 17, 1922, at Fisher, LA, d. Mar 28, 1990, m. Mar 14, 1939 to John Dudley Tucker, b. Feb 8, 1914, d. Mar 31, 2004.  Both bur. Restland Memorial Park, Carthage, Panola County, TX

*1576 Richard Grady Mixon, Jr. - b. Jan. 30, 1926, d. May 30, 2006

1577 Betty Jean Mixon - b. Feb. 27, 1930 at Fisher, LA, m. Arlan Skinner, April 26, 1947

*1578 Robert (Bobby) Lynn Mixon - b. Feb. 27, 1930 (Twin)

*1579 James Milton Mixon - b. June 20, 1934

1380 THOMAS LUTHER HEDGEPETH, MATTIE FLORENCE CALVIN (1185), MARGARET JANE MIXON (1040), JOEL MIXON (987), JEHU MIXON (976), MICHA MIXON (701), JOHN MIXON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Thomas Luther Hedgepeth, s. of James Irwin and Mattie Florence Colvin Hedgepeth, was b. in LA, July 8, 1879, d. Feb. 24, 1959, bur. Cook Cemetery, Ruston, LA, Ruston, LA . On May 26, 1907, he m. Mary Alice Mitchell - b. Jan. 22, 1887, dau. of Neroway Mitchell and Susan Colvin Mitchell. (They had lived at one time in Talladega County, AL) Children:

7446 Mattie Maurine Hedgepeth - b. Feb.9, 1908. She is a teacher in the LA school system, has B. S. from LA Tech. and M.S. from L.S.U..

7447 Mary Frances Hedgepeth - b. June 19, 1909 in Lincoln Parish, LA Has B. S. from LA Tech, and did graduate work at Texas Women's Univ. Taught school for a few years, but now is radiological technologist for Drs. Carroll, Carlisle and Marshall, of Shreveport. She has made a very valuable contribution to this book, reading censuses, records in both Louisiana and Mississippi . In 1965, she had made a substantial contribution in a similar way for a COLVIN family book.

7448Daughter Infant - b. Oct.14, 1914, d. same day

7449 Ella Sue Hedgepeth - b. Aug.10, 1916, d. Sept. 24, 1916

7450 John Tom Hedgepeth - b. Aug. 2, 1920. He has a B. S. Degree from LA Tech and served four years in U. S. Navy, World War I) and is now a retired Lt. Comm. in U.S. Naval Reserve. Now (1967) employed by Department of Agriculture, MDSC. On Sept. 21, 1946, he m. Dorothy Margaret Miller - b. Oct. 8, 1919. Their children:

7451 Tom Morris Hedgepeth - b. June 25, 1950

7452 Mary Katherine Hedgepeth - b. Dec. 21, 1951, , m. Aug. 19, 1972, David Landrum Cooper, a career man with USAF, presently an instructor at Webb Air Force Base, Big Spring, TX Children:

7453 David Jonathan Cooper - b. July 1, 1974

1385 JOSEPH HALL MIXON, REUBEN GRAY MIXON (1190), JOSEPH S. MIXON (1047), JOEL MIXON (987), JEHU MIXON (976), MICHA MIXON (701), JOHN MIXON IV (6), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Joseph Hall Mixon, s. of Reuben Gray and Emma Kell Mixon, was b. in TX, 1901, d. 1956, bur. Clifton Cemetery, Clifton, TX. He m. Mattie Lee Edwards. Their children:

1580 Reuben Joseph Mixon - b. Mar. 24, 1948


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